Body found in Copiague identified as Elvis Canales

COPIAGUE - Police have identified a body found in Copiague in a dumpster.

Police identified the body as Elvis Canales, 27, of Copiague.

Canales was found Sunday afternoon in a parking lot on Ralph Avenue.

Police have not said how he died, but they do say he appears to have been a victim of violence.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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